LYLE A. PETERSON

L. Peterson webLyle Peterson of Brook Park, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2009 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 59 years old.

A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 3, 2009 at the United Methodist Church of Mora.

VISITATION will be from 5-8pm on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home and 1 hour prior to the service at church.

INURNMENT will be in the Oakwood Cemetery of Mora.

Lyle Arthur Peterson was born May 1, 1950 at Kanabec Hospital to Ellis and Ione (Radeke) Peterson. He was reared on his parents’ rural Brook Park farm, graduated from Mora High School in 1968, and graduated from Pine City Vocational Technical School in 1970 with a certificate in auto mechanics. On February 5, 1971 he was united in marriage to his first love, Cindy Lindquist. They made their home in rural Brook Park. He began his 41 year career in the automotive industry at Anderman Motors in Mora. Later he went to work for Morkan Motors, which became Gunderson Motors, and is currently Mora Chevrolet Buick. Lyle was baptized at the Mora Methodist Church on October 8, 1950, confirmed at the Brook Park United Methodist Church, and was presently a member of the Mora United Methodist Church. Lyle enjoyed being out in and a part of nature by feeding and watching birds, gardening, planting and nurturing trees, hunting, and farming. He took great delight in family gatherings.

Lyle, a life-long resident of rural Brook Park, died on November 28, 2009 at the age of 59 years, 5 months and 27 days. He died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a heroic battle against pancreatic cancer.

He was preceded in death by his father Ellis, infant brother Gary; grandparents Oscar and Alma Peterson and Arthur “A.W.” and Ethel Radeke; special friend Warren Nolt.

Lyle is survived by his beloved wife Cindy of Brook Park; children Adam (Kelli) Peterson of Brook Park, Amy (Ryan) Witte of North Branch, and Nate (Melissa) Peterson of Brook Park; seven grandchildren Breanna, Kayla, Derrick, Dylan, Tysonn, Tayven and Taliah; mother Ione Peterson of Brook Park; siblings Dennis (Lois) Peterson of Brook Park, Lynn (Butch) Lewellin of Byron, WI and Kaye (David) Carda of Ogilvie; nieces and nephews Tammy, Scott, Cory, Leah, Jeremy and Kyle; plus many, many other family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 3rd at the Mora United Methodist Church with Rev. Dennis Buckley, Chaplain Butch Lewellin and Rev. Charles Lindquist officiating. Urn Bearers will be Adam Peterson and Nate Peterson. Honorary Urn Bearers are Curt Radeke, Duane Radeke, Mike Erickson, Howard Oslin, John Chapel and Brad Gunderson. Inurnment was at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.

18 guestbook entries for LYLE A. PETERSON

  1. Lisa Hill November 30, 2009 at 8:49 am #

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family…

  2. Luecken Family November 30, 2009 at 10:56 am #

    We will miss you very much Uncle Lyle.

  3. Dawson/Hass Family December 2, 2009 at 1:31 am #

    You were greatly loved Uncle Lyle. And you will be greatly missed… Glad you are in a better place watching over your family!

  4. adam and kelli December 2, 2009 at 7:14 am #

    we miss you dad!

  5. Judy Dawson December 2, 2009 at 11:24 am #

    To the entire Peterson family I want to say how amazing your Father was. He will be missed.

  6. Debbie Reynolds December 2, 2009 at 1:16 pm #

    Lyle, you will be missed. All my love to the entire family. Cindy, I love you. I will be looking forward to sharing the many memories that I have not heard.

  7. Louie and Dave Blum December 2, 2009 at 2:55 pm #

    Cindy & Family,
    We won’t be making it in for the visitation or service, but do want to extend our sincere sympathy and we know that you will be surrounded by loving memories, family and friends. You will be in our thoughts and pray God will give you strength in the days ahead.

  8. shelly gunderson December 2, 2009 at 5:27 pm #

    What do you say about a man I respected. I will miss his compassion for life. I will miss his humor. I will miss his smile. My families thoughts are with you.

  9. Len Slama December 2, 2009 at 8:37 pm #

    What can i say, i will miss lyle very much. he will be grealtly missed in the mora area where he worked. my thoughts and prayers go out to his family may god bless u all

  10. Kathy Freeman Blue December 3, 2009 at 7:30 am #

    I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you all.

  11. Amy Campbell-Coleman December 3, 2009 at 9:36 am #

    I never knew Lyle, but my Dad, Dave, did. Always had good things to say about him.
    May your family find comfort in knowing that Lyle is in a better place…..probably talking with my Dad!
    Prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  12. Isle Automotive,Inc. December 3, 2009 at 1:11 pm #

    Sorry for your loss,Lyle always had a friendly smile and time to talk to anyone.He will be missed.

  13. Isle Automotive,Inc. December 3, 2009 at 1:12 pm #

    Dwayne R. Zimpel

  14. Laura From Mora December 4, 2009 at 11:33 pm #

    Cindy and Family;
    Such a loss is hard to comprehend; my sympathy goes out to each of you. Angels will be sent to help you through such a rough time. Prayers be with you during this challenging time. Laura From Mora

  15. Kayla December 5, 2009 at 11:49 am #

    I miss you grandpa

  16. MaryAnn (Sawatzky) Vogel December 8, 2009 at 8:38 am #

    Cindy and children:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of grief. May God watch over you and Bless you and keep you in his loving arms. I pray for Lyle as he joins Our Father in Heaven.

    MaryAnn

  17. Sandi Johnson Frankie December 9, 2009 at 9:05 pm #

    Cindy,
    First of all, my sympathies. Judy and Curt kept me well posted on how Lyle was doing throughout his entire illness and you all were always in my prayers as well. Sandi

  18. Jessie (Harman) Collison December 11, 2009 at 2:03 pm #

    I’m so sorry, Cindy, for your loss. I wasn’t aware Lyle was ill. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jessie

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